Category Archives: Award Winners

Why are there Eighteen Holes?

Click on the image of the book to view on Amazon The USGA took the unusual step this year of issuing their annual Herbert Warren Wind Award to two books. One of the worthy winners was Peter Lewis: Why are

Why are there Eighteen Holes?

Click on the image of the book to view on Amazon The USGA took the unusual step this year of issuing their annual Herbert Warren Wind Award to two books. One of the worthy winners was Peter Lewis: Why are

USGA 2016 Book Award Winners

For for first time in their history the U.S.G.A. has awarded their annual Herbert Warren Wind award, which represents outstanding golf books that contribute to the game, to two books. The first was written by a professor at the University

USGA 2016 Book Award Winners

For for first time in their history the U.S.G.A. has awarded their annual Herbert Warren Wind award, which represents outstanding golf books that contribute to the game, to two books. The first was written by a professor at the University

The Greatest Game Ever Played

Mark Frost’s The Greatest Game Ever Played, winner of the USGA annual book award, tells the story of Francis Ouimet’s upset victory over Ted Ray and Harry Vardon at the Country Club in 1913. What makes Greatest Game one of

The Greatest Game Ever Played

Mark Frost’s The Greatest Game Ever Played, winner of the USGA annual book award, tells the story of Francis Ouimet’s upset victory over Ted Ray and Harry Vardon at the Country Club in 1913. What makes Greatest Game one of

Robert Trent Jones biography – A Difficult Par

A new biography, A Difficult Par, written by James R. Hansen, focuses on the life and work of Robert Trent Jones Sr. The subtitle of the book, “The Making of Modern Golf” indicates the prominent role Jones has played over

Robert Trent Jones biography – A Difficult Par

A new biography, A Difficult Par, written by James R. Hansen, focuses on the life and work of Robert Trent Jones Sr. The subtitle of the book, “The Making of Modern Golf” indicates the prominent role Jones has played over

2013 U.S.G.A. Herbert Warren Wind Award Winner – Merion The Championship Story

This year’s award winning book, which the U.S.G.A. bestows on the best golf book of the year goes to Jeff Silverman for his masterful work in Merion: The Championship Story. The award is named after Herbert Warren Wind, the dean

2013 U.S.G.A. Herbert Warren Wind Award Winner – Merion The Championship Story

This year’s award winning book, which the U.S.G.A. bestows on the best golf book of the year goes to Jeff Silverman for his masterful work in Merion: The Championship Story. The award is named after Herbert Warren Wind, the dean

U.S.G.A. 2012 Award Winner James Dodson

The U.S.G.A. announced this week that American Triumvirate: Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan and the Modern Age of Golf written by James Dodson won its 2012 Herbert Warren Wind book award. The U.S.G.A. commended the author, “James Dodson did

U.S.G.A. 2012 Award Winner James Dodson

The U.S.G.A. announced this week that American Triumvirate: Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan and the Modern Age of Golf written by James Dodson won its 2012 Herbert Warren Wind book award. The U.S.G.A. commended the author, “James Dodson did

Miracle at Merion awarded 2010 USGA Book Award

The USGA announced on March 8th that Miracle at Merion: The Inspiring Story of Ben Hogan’s Amazing Comeback and Victory in the 1950 U.S. Open has won its 2010 Book Award. The USGA Book Award is awarded each year to a

Miracle at Merion awarded 2010 USGA Book Award

The USGA announced on March 8th that Miracle at Merion: The Inspiring Story of Ben Hogan’s Amazing Comeback and Victory in the 1950 U.S. Open has won its 2010 Book Award. The USGA Book Award is awarded each year to a